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the obama administration, queen a elizabeth and her husband attending and security measures had been put in place. >>> in boston, investigators are following critical new leads in the boston marathon bombings and reporter emily schmidt is there this morning and emily, we understand there is some new information this morning? >> reporter: yes, good morning, they have talked about the fact that this is still in its infancy and there is still information to be gathered and they said a federal law official told them they have now located the lid of a pressure cooker and of course they have been talking about the fact that the pressure cooker was used to make one if not both of the bombs and they found it a little ways away from the blast site and we know how critical the fbi considers all of that information to try and figure out what is happening. the fbi already talked about the fact that they are going to take all of the pieces of the bomb to try to reconstruct it hoping that will reveal some critical information and everybody is looking into this and still there are unanswered questions.
meeting. this is a white house photo of president obama getting updates from security and intelligence officials. he has commended the work done to pursue justice and is underscoring the need to find answers. so here's what is next in the case. top republican lawmakers are urging the president to hold dzhokar tsarnaev as a potential enemy combatant. that would deny him a government-pointed dispoash other legal rights so investigators can learn more about other possible attacks. when he is able to speak he will be questioned by a federal government team, an entire grace group that consists of officials phloem fbi, cia, and defense department. officials did not read dzhokar his miranda rights. charges could come as soon as tonight. >> friends and neighbors in martinez are stepping up to help the family of aaron hearn who is still recovering in a boston hospital after the marathon bombing. businesses around town, including several restaurants, are donating a percentage of their sales to help the family pay for medical and travel costs. a family friend is using her photography business to
for the super bowl and obama's inauguration came with a $124 million security price tag and there's no guarantee that it will always work. >> my sense is, for something like this, you could not possibly have frisked everybody in boston before the marathon or looked in every trash can everywhere. no matter what security officials do, life and the parade will go on. for "nightly business report." >> and that's it for us, "nightly business report" thanks so much. have a great evening, everybody. we will see u tomorrow.
orleans. the nfl spent $6 million on security for the super bowl and obama's inauguration came with a $124 million security price tag and there's no guarantee that it will always work. >> my sense is, for something like this, you could not possibly have frisked everybody in boston before the marathon or looked in every trash can everywhere. no matter what security officials do, life and the parade will go on. for "nightly business report." >> and that's it for us, "nightly business report" thanks so much. have a great evening, everybody. we will see you tomorrow. >> at some point every musician chooses their instrument, and that instrument, with all its intricacies and demands, will lead them down their creative path. >> barbara bonney: the word amateur means they do it because they love it. how many times have i burst into tears because i've been so inspired by what people bring up here. >> musical instruments, this time on spark. [ ♪music ] >> major funding for spark is provided by the william and flora hewlett foundation, supporting creativity and innovation in the arts since 1967. an
in their places until the president and mrs. obama have securely exited the building. i invite you to kindly stand now for our concluding blessing. >> the lord be with you. >> and also with you. >> let us pray. may the lord preserve your going forth and your coming in. may the lord bless you and protect you. may the lord smile on you and be gracious to you. may the lord show you his favor and give you his peace. amen. >> amen. ♪ ♪ ♪ and crown thy good with brotherhood from sea to shining sea ♪ >> as the congregation sings "america the beautiful" all voices in unison in worship of the country they all share and love, they will wait until the president and first lady exits the chapel of the holy cross. the service is over now with the singing of the song as we listen in to the final verse. ♪ ♪ america, america ♪ >> and with that the prayer as much as being called healing our city ends, the president is leaving with the first lady. the congregation will wait for their exit. a very moving service as expected. different members of the clergy imploring the congregation and millions of thos
they shot the boy dead. there are policemen like that. >> bill: all this while president obama meets with national security team to talk about the latest developments in the investigation or the investigation that begin with the worse terror attack we've seen on u.s. soil since september 11th. mike tobin leading our coverage. he is live in watertown, massachusetts where we expected a briefing in about 25 minutes. mike, hello, what is new this hour? >> i can tell you, bill, there is really only one backbone activity taking place in watertown. that is that door-to-door search you talked about. you have state troopers. you have national guardsmen, police officers from a number of different municipalities doing a door-to-door search, clearing the property. our observation not that they are searching a grid but searching houses based on judgment, based on information they develop. picking them at random. still the state police colonel, timothy albin thus far they have searched 07% of the houses here in watertown. still, every time that the state police and city police that the governor sp
and was praying five times a day. she last spoke to him in february. >>> president obama went with his national security council at the white house, the team rev w reviewed events in boston for an hour and a half. the head of the cia and fbi briefed the president on the investigation and as well as the efforts to combat terrorism. they had remaining questions, including the one everyone is asking, what pushed the bombers to do it and what did they hope to accomplish? >> the events in boston plaped a role in the neighborhood response team or nert drill in san francisco today. the drills are held by the fire department several times a year and anyone can sign up for free. it covers everything from first aid and search and rescue to any type of disaster. today's drill was an earthquake drill, the bomtings in boston were on everybody's mind. 50 signed up last minute after the marathon. >> it brought more seriousness to the volunteers approach, maybe a casual approach, go to the drill. now there's a pressing urgency about keeping our skills fresh. >> the program is training 24,000 people since the
. it was a written release by janet napolitano, the obama department of homeland security secretary. she said why obama had decided to issue the reassurance. there are probable no broader attacks, no more anywhere in the u.s. that is reassuring. here in washington, the public is wary, and they dominate what the congress is talking about. >> reporter: big issues like gun control are out of the spotlight. the horrifying attack dominates the americans' attention, but pulls americans together. this is the chicago tribute, solidarity, from one area to another. in pain. citing how bostonians rushed in to help the injured. president obama sent a message of solidarity and defiance. >> you want to know who we are and who america is, how we respond to evil? that is it. selfless selflessly, compassionatly. >> reporter: any time bombs are used, it is an act of terror, he says, the lawmaker got an intel briefing last week. >> there was no evidence at all, no intelligence that seemed to be out there. >> reporter: the top senate republican was critical. >> i think it is safe to say that for many, the complacenc
for sunday's race. new york city and los angeles are beefing up security. president obama says who ever is responsible for the bombing attack will feel the full weight of justice. flags are at half-staff as the tribute of the explosions. you are looking at a live picture right now. you will notice heightened security around the region. metro officers working over time and they are asking you to keep your eyes open and report anything suspicious. you may want to give yourself extra time. pa larade begins at 11:00 am. emachines passion day marks the parade day. doctor in that group performed cpr on another runner. we caught up to some of the group's other members and they say boston looked like a war zone. >> i said no, this can't be a bomb. i was a former navy officer and seeing something like that. and 15 seconds later, when the second bomb went off we knew this was for real. more than calling for hope. >> i need lanes open here. the communications as they were rushing to hope. >> tensions remain high. and it is saping up to be a an[ male announcer ] what if you could redesign business
should zpokt see more security. >> president obama says law enforcement will be relentless in finding those responsible. the secret service expanded it's perimeter of the white house today. here is a picture of the president given the news from boston. >> we still do not know who did this or y people shouldn't jump to conclusions before we have the facts but make no mistake. we'll get to the bomb both yom of this and find out who did this, why they did this. any response -- any responsible individuals and groups will feel the weight of justice. >> fbi is taking the lead in this investigation coordinating with state and local law enforcement in boston. >> needless to say sporting convenient use on heightened alert tonight that. is the case in oakland. a's and warriors are playing. we're live with that part of the story. >> entrance to the coliseum is to the right. a's fans converging in this one area. police say they're at a heightened state after wareness looking for anything in these crowds. oracle arena will be using metal detectors tonight but we've seen alameda county bomb squad c
security. president obama was notified. white house officials said he offered whatever assistance is needed in the response of the ensuing investigation. for more we turn to scott malone of reuters who was on the scene in boston. i spoke with him a few minutes ago. scott malone of reuters, thank you so much for joining us. what is the best, most recent information we have on what happened today? >> well, what we're hearing from boston police department at this point in time confirmed is two people dead. 23 injured. getting unconfirmed reports that boston hospitals have admitted significantly more people than that. right now they say there were two devices that went off at the finish line of the marathon. there is a third incident. it's not clear yet if it was related which happened at the john f. kennedy library that's located about three miles away from the marathon site. >> ifill: scott, where were you when this happened? >> i was in the press room at the hotel which is kind of the staging area for the marathon. we heard two blasts. one was relatively loud. the other one was somewhat soft
. >> let's be honest. you worked at the department of homeland security under president obama. the u.s. is often skeptical when the russians talk about chechen islamic terrorism because they think the russians are trying to bring the u.s. into a conflict that the u.s. does not play a role in. the fbi looking into the older brother is a concerning turn of events. we now know that the fbi had been alert bid the russians that this young man was an extremist, in their view, the older brother. what do you think is going on right now at the fbi? >> i think they are reviewing that investigation and who did it. i tend to be more cautious in terms of what happened and whether we would know things now. in particular because radicalization is really hard to say there's a moment in time when this happened and we could have stopped it it then. i've been through enough both disasters and all sorts of havoc in my life that looking back it's easier than in the moment. so the question is how many chechens did the fbi interview. if there were thousands, then it would be they were doing a sweep. if it
. >> this may or may not be part of the investigation. >> and president barack obama has called for increased security around the country as needed. he has ordered that the full resources be brought to bear. >> make no mistake. we will get to the bottom of this. and we will find out who did this we will find out why they did this. any responsible individuals, any responsible groups will feel the full weight of justice. >> the president also announcing this earlier as expected. others are not taking any chances. law enforcement in washington in new york, in san francisco, are in a heightened state of alert. and miami dade police officials say they have increase d the event that attracts half a million spectators each year. today was a very sad day for athletics and for our friends in marathon running. our security plan is developed jointly with the metropolitan police and we were in contact with them soobs we heard the news. >> why don't we get back to the scene. you have new information for us? >> don, we do know now that officials are going to brief reporters at 9:30 just a few hours away. t
on sending out bills to the white house to try to cover the cost of security for president obama's recent visit. coordinating to the mercury news ather officials say the town spent more than $7,000 for police and other services when mr. obama visited earlier this month. town council members feel that artherton shouldn't have to pay for protectioning the president while he is attending fundraisers. . >>> hundreds of people descended on the kruk berkeley campus to celebrate cal day. annual open house gives perspective students, children and people who are just curious a chance to see what the school is all about. >> oh, man, i remember going as both a junior and seen a i fell in love with cal. i loved the expense. it was great. >> the campuswide extravaganza included more than 300 public events. >>> looks like a lot of fun. >>> a sting operation you could say in oakland has the department all abuzz because the suspects were air swarm of unwanted bes. yesterday the department discovered a beehive above a parking area at police herts. it just so happens that one of the officers say beekeepe
. on a program wednesday and posted thursday, count me out. the border not secured and obama cannot be trusted period. how about jim demint who helped marco rubio win his seat. he said, quote, after decades of empty promises congress similar similarly lacks credibility to keep its promises. after strategies and plans for enforcement years later he's not buying it, and he's basically saying, vote against this. so let's bring in our conservative expert noah rothman. how is this going on the conservative side? are they going to get another votes to pass it or is it going to be blocked? >> i have no idea what the congress is going to do just yet. we only begun the selling process. i would imagine the gang of eight wants this passed so badly. the republicans want a political victory and democrats want an immigration reform i think it will be passed in congress but i think it will be troubling to pass it by the conservatives to say the least. they have been doing great work by identifying problems that are in this proposal, and a lot of it has to do with the enforcement provisions only being imple
president obama convened a national security council here in the situation room to review the events in boston and he was updated on dzhokhar tsarnaev and the related investigation. he was also briefed by the leadership of the intelligence community about our ongoing efforts to combat terrorism and protect the american people. he commended the work done. and it is extraordinary work and worth noting the work done by law enforcement officials at the state, local and federal level last week. the remarkable period from monday related matters. but as i said in answer to your first question, this is an ongoing investigation that is really still in its early stages. >> there are questions being raised by lawmakers about whether the fbi was thorough enough as it looked into the older brother in 2011. is the president comfortable with that review that the fbi did at that point? has he asked for there to be any further review of what the fbi did at that point? >> let me say first of all as you heard the president comment on friday, the fbi did extraordinary work in responding to this attack i
officials in washington have increased security throughout the capital. they have barred pedestrians from pennsylvania avenue, the street that runs in front of the white house. u.s. president barack obama ordered an immediate investigation. >> earlier today i was briefed by my homeland security. we will find out who did this. we'll find out why they did this. any responsible individuals, any responsible groups will feel the full weight of justice. >> reporter: after 9/11, the government set up the department of homeland security. officials there gather and analyze information in an effort to ward off further attacks. in 2009, security agents found that a man about to board an airplane was hiding a bomb in his clothes. in 2010, investigators found explosives in a car in new york's times square. recently they have been monitoring individuals who engage in political and social protests. they warn that home-grown terrorists might be plotting an attack. they are already sorting through clues to find out who might be behind this one. nhk world, tokyo. >>> the bombings in boston have raised fear
. >> this heightened security in the bay area as president obama promises to bring those responsible to justice >> we will find out who did this we will find out why they did this. >> pam: a city in shock, a treasured tradition now tarnished by images of death and destruction. we're still learning the details about today's bombing at the boston marathon. two bombs exploded within seconds of each other, about 75 yds apart. right now, the death toll stands at three, but it could go higher. some of the more than 140 injured victims are not expected to survive. no arrests and no one has claimed responsibility. there is one report that a person in interest is being questioned by f. doris. police say, the attack could have even been more deadly. they found several devices that bill to go off. u.s. navy bomber crews are on the scene. national guard troops have set up a command post on the boston,. boston police have with a grant >> pam have dramatic video showing the first explosion right there and then you can hear the second explosion about 15 seconds later. this was shot by claude boston globe photograph
obama. the issue of national security has been a top priority for at least 70 percent of americans when the poll has been taken since 2002. >> the i.r.s. says that boston area taxpayers will get an extension on filing their firm returns. taxes remain due today in massachusetts because yesterday was a state holiday. >> google is being praised for action in the minutes after the bombing. the internet giant created a link called person finder entering name and contact information about runners and people along the racecourse for the public to view. the service came in handy because cell phone service was nonexistent for several hours. >> you can give information about a runner, as well. >> we will bring you continued coverage of the boston bombings and our news reporter is in boston with the live reports later today on abc7 news tweeting updates on abc7 with a slide show on our website at abc7news.com. >> much more on the boston bombing stories straight ahead but right now we get you out the door with a check on the weather forecast. >> mike? >> we are looking at dry conditions on live dop
senator skeptical of legislation and of the obama administration's record on border security. >> the transportation security administration is delaying a policy change because as received so much a backlash. federal officials say, they are temporarily delay the policy that will allow passengers to carry small knives on to airlines. the t s a says, it needs more time to consider feedback from advisory committee. the committee includes the aviation industry and consumer law enforcement officials. the policy has been fiercely opposed by flight attendants, unions. it was slated to go into effect on thursday. >> some cancer patients in california could see their out-of-pocket cost reduced under a bill that has passed one of the house of the legislatures. the bill would cap the cost to patients for oral, anti-cancer drugs at least $100 per prescription. it passed the assembly monday, and is now in the state senate. insurers are opposed the bill. they say cost will have to rise in other areas to pay for those drugs. we should also note, the governor jerry brown vetoed a similar bill
will hear how president obama created to today's bombing. at 6:30 p.m. how security is being impacted in the bay area. we will be right back. [ birds chirping ] [ inhales, exhales ] [ announcer ] cigarettes are not just dangerous when they're smoked. [ rat squeaking ] they're dangerous long after. cigarette butts are toxic. they release chemicals that poison our water... and harm wildlife. and millions... are polluting our environment. [ sniffing ] [ seagulls squawking ] >>> first reaction was is my wife okay, 4 months pregnant, she is in boston right now for work as part of marketing at the boston marathon. >> i wanted to run and i am so grateful i can be out here and my heart goes out to everybody. >> people in the bay area are reacting tonight to the tragedy in boston. that includes bay area runners who took part in the boston marathon. local organizations say they are trying to get in touch with members who took part in the race who make sure they are okay. >>> president obama vowed to bring whoever is responsible to justice and said he and the country stand united with the countr
night president barack obama declared a state of emergency in massachusetts and authorizes homeland security and fema to coordinate disaster relief efforts. >> as the president said, we will find out who did this, we will find out why and we will bring those responsible to justice. >> the governor of massachusetts said -- first lady michelle obama expressed interest at visiting victims at the hospital but also did not want to be disruptive and she tells me she can not confirm any of those plans at this hour. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> also this morning, north korea is laying out new plans in order to resume talks about its nuclear program. in a statement north korea is looking to the end of south korea and north korea military drills. u.s. and south korea should apologize for what they are calling provocative acts against north korea and they call the demands from the north i will logical. >>> a federal judge in denver said they can proceed against the company who owns the colorado movie theater where several were shot and killed last summer. they could potentia
the immigration reform bill from last week and they are expected to focus on boarder security. skeptical republicans said the obama administration record is poor but they say something needs to be done but 11 million undocumented immigrants are not going to leave the u.s. 70% of their workers are in the u.s. illegally and they want to work towards becoming u.s. citizens. farmers in california are struggling and have an inconsistent supply of workers. >> it's as close to coming to a national crisis with respect to retaining this country's agricultural prowess as anything. >> reporter: the bipartisan immigration bill proposed could help some of the 10% unemployed people in california and this would proof they first advertised jobs to americans before hiring people from other countries. beal see what the -- we'll see what the top priority is in the next hour when i see you next. kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> battery system used in the boeing dreamliner is just getting underway. they want to know why the problems with the lithium batteries were not detected when they were in
and president barack obama, prince phillip were there among the v.i.p.es and security was even tighter among the wake of the bombings. >>> new zealand is the latest country to approval gay marriages. they have 44 in favor of the bill and the public started sing their country's national anthem after approving that vote and this makes them the 19th country in the world to legalize gay marriages. in san francisco, the appeals court is challenging a state law banning sexual orientation conversion therapy. it is designed to make gay teens straight and a first of its kind law banning the practice was scheduled to take affect january 1st. the legal practice says the band violates the rights of practitioners and parents and supporters say it is a dangerous therapy. >>> charges are to be charged against the man who was shot quinn bauer while in the hills. they announced five teen boys, two 15-year-old, 116-year-olds and -- two, 16-year-olds and two 14-year-olds were arrested. >>> investigators are looking for times in reviewing -- tips in reviewing the pg&e sabotage. the santa clara county sheriff's
is the fbi looking at right now? what's most important from your standpoint? >> well, obama met with his security advisers today, and their biggest concern is that it is a foreign threat, that it's not too lone wolfs in the united states that took this under their own, just decided to do it themselves. so what the fbi will be looking at is phone records, e-mail records. they'll be looking at any communications, travel records that had to do with these guys going back and possibly training at a camp in northern africa. the most important thing is the communication records, if they've made phone calls, connecting them to other people that may have been involved in encouraging this act or training them to do this particular act, that's what the fbi's going to be looking for going forward. >> and we don't have anymore information on that right now. we know, though, that the older brother, who is dead, did leave the country for six months. he's been living in america since 2007, but left for six months, and investigators are trying to zero in on whether or not he got terrorism training. are y
be a top priority for the obama administration. the issue of national security has been a top priority for at least 70 percent of americans since the poll has been taken which started in 2002. >> the i.r.s. says boston area taxpayers will get an extension on filing their federal tax returns. taxes were due today in massachusetts because yesterday was a state holiday for them. >> google is praised for its action in the minutes after the bombings, the internet giant created a link called "person finder" where you enter names and contact information about runners and people along the racecourse for the public to view so you can get information and give information. the service came in handy because cell phone service because nonexistent for several hours after the explosion. >> you can show your support for the people of boston through a badge posting on your facebook that reads "our hearts go to everyone in boston and each person with loved ones running in the marathon." >> breaking news from the south bay where a house fire turned deadly. a young victim is a 15-year-old girl trapped in
if the older brother had terror training during a trip overseas last year. meanwhile, president obama has summoned his entire national security team to the white house and is tracking developments from the situation room. as we wait for this press conference, let's go live to nbc's michael isikoff reporting from the scene in watertown where he's been all day. michael, what's the status of the manhunt now and what can you tell us about these homemade bombs that have been recovered? >> reporter: well first of all, we expect to get the briefing of the status any moment now and there are indications that at least some of the information that was given out by police earlier today about the timeline events is going to be revised and we're going to be learning that there may have been some inaccurate information, at least about the origins of this. but we're waiting to hear that and we'll get -- we should get confirmation shortly. but what we have been told -- >> we're seeing some people getting out of the cars now, michael. so we may be near the press conference time. but go ahead. >> right. ri
,000. that is how much it cost for police and other security to protect president obama when he visited earlier this month. the president attended two events and raked in more than $3 million. atherton plans to send invoices to the white house, secret service, democratic national committee and the two house holds who hosted the private donor event. the president also stopped in san francisco but the city does not plan on charging him. >> it shows the long roads i have taken to get back to where i am. >>> ahead at 6:00 expressing themselves in a new way. why local vets are turning to photography to help them find peace. >>> a controversial idea is gaining ground. why you can soon pay more to shop online. >>> and keeping kids safe. the potential changes to particular child care centers in california. look at them kids. [ sigh ] they have no idea what it was like before u-verse high speed internet. yeah, you couldn't just stream movies to a device like that. one time, i had to wait half a day to watch a movie. you watched movies?! i was lucky if i could watch a show. show?! man, i was happy to see
security as well. president obama says whoever is responsible for the bombing attack in boston will peel the full weight of justice. >>> and new this morning, the u.s. marines are trying to figure out what caused one of their helicopters to crash near the north korean border. the chopper was taking part in a joint drill with south korean forces. 21 people were onboard including 16 marines and six people are still in the hospital this morning and in stable condition. no one was killed. the crew is from the 31st marine unit stationed in okinawa, japan. >>> new threats this morning from north korea after the country quietly celebrated their founder's birth. the nation is vowing retaliation after anti-north korean controversies were held in the south yesterday. the april 15 holiday in the north came and went without the missile test threatened by kim jong-un in weeks. is . >> north korea will probably make more provocative moves over the next several weeks but our hope is that we can contain it and that we can move into a different phase in which they try to work through diplomatically throu
obama is meeting with his cabinet, his national security team, and counterterrorism advisers. that will happen tonight. the fbi is leading a massive investigation. you know, we can almost see it going on all around us, looking into what may have caused this twin set of bombings. and many people have been questioned. moments ago we heard from a man who witnessed the death of one of the bomb victims. that victim an 8-year-old who was killed. he has been identified as martin richard. his father ran in the marathon. the son was there to give him a hug at the end of the race, and now that family which also has suffered many injuries are in mourning. cnn's pamela brown is with me now to tell that part of the story. >> john, the witness i spoke with still in a state of shock today. he was 50 to 75 yards from yesterday's explosions. he says there is one image in particular he cannot get out of his head, that of a little boy on the ground right after the second explosion and now he believes that was 8-year-old martin richard. here's what he had to say. >> when you're in such shock you
the president and mrs. obama have securely and exited the building. i would like to invite you to kindly stand up for our concluding blessing. >> the lord be with you. let us pray. made the lord preserve your going forth and your coming in. may the lord bless you and protect you. met lord smile on you and be gracious to you. may the lord show you his favor and give you his peace. amen. ♪ ♪ 0 beautiful for spacious skies for amber waves of grain for purple mountain majesties above the fruited plain america, america god shed his grace on thee and crown my good with brotherhood from sea to shining sea ♪ ♪ america his grace on thee ♪ ♪ ♪ per ♪ ♪ ♪ >> the fbi is a listing the public's help to find two suspects. videos and pictures are available. the special agent spoke to reporters thursday for about 10 minutes. i am rick deslauriers. since monday's bombings, our partners have been working around the clock and are fully investigating the matter to bring those responsible to justice. our law enforcement team has pursued thousands of leads and tips. as i said two days ago, we are
with the actions president obama is taking a track down the bomber or bombers and the extra security at the nation's capital. >> reporter: let me add to that, president obama said he would marshall the government's resources to massachusetts and boston. >> i spoke to the fbi director and congresswoman nancy pelosi and they are mobilizing the appropriate resources to investigate and to respond. i updated leaders of congress. on days like this there are no republicans or democrats, we are americans. >> reporter: to the u.s. house floor a moment of silence marking the explosions in boston and the victims from the explosion, they had the flag lowered outside the u.s. capital to honor the victims as well. at the white house security is expanded. widerwide patrols. and now resources begin moving in boston, in massachusetts, we have the fbi and the justice department and the navy is dispatching bombing detecting equipment to help with the bags that remain in massachusetts. federal response just beginning tonight in boston. scott mcfarlane, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the bombing prompted police in britain t
lacerations, ampute. a lot of blood everywre >>redent obama was briefed his homeland security, and unterterrosm teams. he will get another briefing later this morning. anti, no real sign of rush ur i. the normally bustling aref th ty, bls thetrts where thettksook place, completely shut down as the investigation conditioncontinues no small thg. where copley place is, an entry to the prudential center. of police activity right here, we've seen trucks going b and nearby in reveer, massachusetts, about five miles north of boston, officers were busy for hours, searching an apartment there. doing it with consent. that is crucial. that means they did not mn a warran stl, it looks like they left n' pamela brown is live in reveer. continuing team coverage. pamela, what's happening right now? >> well, john, we are learning some new information this morning. according to n producerarol crowley, t ridt inside that lives in the artnt tt authorities she yesterday starting at 5:00 m., a young at saudiesens in tudent vi. questioned right now, but last official word is nothing was found inside
conference with spokesman jay carney is still scheduled for 9:00 a.m. pacific. we are told president obama was briefed overnight by his homeland security and counterterrorism advisor -- counter terrorism advisors. just hours before that deadly shooting over night, the president enfierce lady were in boston. he spoke at the interface prayer service and then the two visited victims from monday's last. janet napolitano will speak at a hearing in 45 minutes. if that goes on as scheduled, she will give us the latest information about what homeland security knows about the boston bombing. live in washington kyla campbell. >> make sure you stay tuned to ktvu all morning long for continued team coverage. you can also get updates at any time by going to our channel 2 website ktvu.com. just look for the boston bombings tab on the front page. >>> this morning the new immigration reform bill gets its first test at the hearing of the senate judiciary committee. the gang of eight senators unvailed the plan yesterday. it includes a 13 year path to citizenship for the estimated 11 million undocumented imm
to president obama. there's been a national security meeting. the white house says previously scheduled. but there was a gathering of all the top officials around 11:15 this morning. our google hangout plus with secretary kerry was postponed at the last minute today for obvious reasons. secretary kerry is leaving for istanbul for a meeting with president erdogan as he continues with his mission to try to sort out policy and the way forward, in syria, and then going to a nato meeting in brussels. there's a lot of balls in the air right now but principally we have a law enforcement challenge on our hands and it is being from all accounts, it is being handled brilliantly by massachusetts, boston and local, state and local police, all coordinating through governor patrick and other law enforcement officials the massachusetts emergency management team, the federal authorities, and all of course reporting to and coordinated by the fbi. this is the system that was put in place after the worst tragedy america endured, 9/11. after that, we had hearings, we had investigations, the creation of hom
are being security purposes. i hope the obama administration will allow us that option that exists in our law. they have a very bad track record here. >> the white house telling reporters it would try the younger brother in federal court and that no options were considered. >> this is a matter that's decided by the department of justice and the attorney general, obviously at the top, the whole national security team supports this decision. >> military trial was not an option in this case because the 19-year-old is an american citizen. even if it provided more information about his brother who was killed last week. shep. >> shepard: catherine herridge in washington. catherine, thank you. that criminal complaint details the suspect's serious injuries. gunshot wounds to the head, the throat, the legs, and the hand. investigators say it appears the suspect shot himself as swat teams closed. in a possible attempt to kill himself they say. today, officers said he was in very bad shape by the time they took him down. >> moving up to the boat, he was actually laying down on the side of the boat.
there is no right to legal council when you are being questioned for national security purposes. i hope the obama administration will allow us that option that exists in our law. they have a very bad track record here. >> cane see mike tobin again? >> 10 seconds later the second explosion goes off according to the fbi at the location where he dropped his -- please don't do that, where he dropped his knapsack. shepherd? >> the only bright spot in this whole thing. ambassador, is it a mistake not to label him a combatant? can we still an interrogate him? >> there is a choice that has to be made here whether you treat these criminals as through the criminal justice system or you treat them as enemy combatants. it is because they are too fundamentally -- two fund mentally different things at work. if you think there is just a jumped up case of bank robbery it is for the criminal justice system. if you think it is part of an on going war against the united states it is completely different paradigm. and trying to mix the two together which many do hurts us both in criminal law enforcement and in the w
, it's amazing. --the bush years republicans are like, security, we need security. don't worry about your rights. now obama has democrats saying well rights are slightly optional. not the majority, 48-43 say i would rather have my constitutional rights. i'm encouraged by that. but now the republicans flip. is that ironic in that the republicans are leading the way yeah yeah, constitution, it's not just the second amendment? >> they're always citing constitution for all sorts of things to criticize president obama. on this what you said originally was right. it's because the person in charge of the government is this president. and they don't like this president and there is a general distrust any way among the republicans, and that is it one of the underlying ideologies for the conservatives. to me it's not that surprising. but let me tell you the libertarian piece to this is the most intriguing to me. the last time i was on the show i was talking about going out on the campaign trail with ron paul. these are the issues, these civil liberty issues, the sense of being spied upon or th
accomplishments of the obama administration in border security. if you could give us the highlights reel and some of the statistics and metrics that you look at. i would like to have that be part of the record. >> i have worked at border for a long time. this has to be sustained. this is an important part of this bill. we have record manpower now between the ports of entry. we've completed all but 1 mile of fence. he end result -- we have a problem in south texas which we are fixing. our seizures for drugs and contraband are up. the the great help of supplemental appropriation several years ago, we have been the to do quite a bit southwest border. >> the deployment of resources have increased? >> to record levels. >> amount of legal immigration as a result has been reduced. >> that is correct. law enforcement is one reason. another major reason is the driver to get a job. that is why this bill helps us at the border. another driver is how long it takes to get a visa. this bill deals with that problem. >> good. thank you very much for holding this hearing. i do think it is important the record ref
to the deadly blast at the boston marathon finish line. president obama refered to the tragedy as a 'senseless loss' and responded by calling for stepped up security. "i directed the full resources of the federal government and state and local authories to protect our people, increase security around the u.s as necessary and investigate what happened." among yesterday's major market movers, a panic sell-off that started early in the session intensified on the boston blast. the dow fell 266 points, the nasdaq 79, and the s&p 37. but it was the steady, steep declines in commodities that caused concern. gold lost $153 as oil slipped $3.56. who would have thought we would ever be talking about the boston marathon in the market? joining me now is mark sebastian of option pit mentoring. good morning to you. unbelievably, the market did move on that explosion yesterday, mark. - yes it did. it was kind of an ugly day all around. we were already going to be down on what was going on with gold and with bad news out of china, and then this boston marathon news comes out, and anybody who would have presse
and increasing border security. mccain and schumer briefed obama on their plan at the white house. they say they hope for a final vote on the bill by may or june. >>> the boston bombings forced the cancellation of a joint news conference with gabrielle giffords and two senators behind a barren background check bipartisan support for background checks. they showed their support for the measure. by joe manchin and patrick toomey. it faces growing opposition. the senate could vote between six and ten amendments to the gun control bill including the manchin plan and those could come as early as tomorrow. >> the bombings here in boston is sparking a debate for our security. the challenges of keeping america safe without taking away or personal freedoms as fox reports live from boston. vo: from the classic lines to the elegant trim in each and every piece, bold will make your reality a dream. >>. >> shep: live look in darby park the section in boston where the eight-year-old martin richard that was killed in the bomb attack lived. as bells toll here. we're near where the explosions happened. bell
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